PowerPoint Tips: Create your own graphics for PowerPoint

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By Ellen Finkelstein

Yes, you can create your own graphics and icons for PowerPoint! Not all graphics can, or should, be photos, charts, or diagrams. Sometimes you want to represent a concept and need a more symbolic or iconic look. This 2-part series will explore 2 ways you can get result you need.

Sometimes, simple shapes are enough. This slide’s graphic is just a circle with some 3D formatting.

You can also use the Custom Shapes feature to make more complex graphics. You can find a link to all four tips on this topic here.

Line art — which includes standard clip art — can provide you with any graphic you need. There are 2 ways to get line art into PowerPoint (aside from using PowerPoint’s drawing tools and shapes):

1. Insert line art (in this case, clip art) and modify it

2. Turn vector images from other programs into PowerPoint graphics

I cover the first method here.

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This excerpt is shared with permission from ellenfinkelstein.com.

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